adjective float·ing \ˈflō-tiŋ\

: continually moving or changing position

: having no fixed value or rate

: not associated with a particular political party : not certain to vote for a particular candidate or party in an election

Full Definition of FLOATING

:  buoyed on or in a fluid
:  located out of the normal position <a floating kidney>
a :  continually drifting or changing position <the floating population>
b :  not presently committed or invested <floating capital>
c :  short-term and usually not funded <floating debt>
d :  having no fixed value or rate <floating currencies> <floating interest rates>
:  connected or constructed so as to operate and adjust smoothly <a floating axle>

Examples of FLOATING

  1. <the wreckage remained floating for hours>

First Known Use of FLOATING


Rhymes with FLOATING

Medical Dictionary


adjective float·ing \ˈflōt-iŋ\

Medical Definition of FLOATING

:  located out of the normal position or abnormally movable <a floating kidney>
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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